Journal of Obesity / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Basic Anthropometric Measures in Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients and Individually Sex- and Age-Matched Controls from the General Population

Table 1

Pertinent clinical characteristics categorized by case-control status within each sex and age (≤65/≥66 years) stratum.

Men ≤65 yr ()Men ≥66 yr ()Women ≤65 yr ()Women ≥66 yr ()

Anamnestic diabetes41 (16)/16 (6)41 (18)/27 (12)11 (15)/4 (6)24 (18)/14 (11)

Drug-treated hypertension111 (44)/60 (24)113 (49)/110 (47)24 (33)/13 (18)79 (61)/69 (53)

Current smoker85 (34)/34 (13)27 (12)/17 (7)28 (39)/14 (19)24 (19)/6 (5)

Angina pectoris31 (12)/4 (2)73 (31)/26 (11)8 (11)/0 (0)42 (32)/9 (7)

Previous stroke6 (2)/7 (3)20 (9)/26 (11)0 (0)/2 (3)14 (11)/14 (11)

First time MI212 (84)/0a172 (74)/0a64 (89)/0a100 (77)/0a

Obesity (BMI ≥30.0)69 (27)/39 (15)37 (16)/41 (18)22 (31)/14 (19)35 (27)/24 (18)

aControls have per definition no prior MI. Figures are number (%) for cases/controls.

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